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Rod James

Rod James is a reporter with Secondaries Investor and also contributes to sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. He is based in the London office. Prior to PEI, his roles included a stint as a freelancer covering fintech and transaction banking, CEEMEA capital markets reporter with EMEA Finance magazine, and editor of the Latin American political and economic risk team at IHS Global Insight.

OpEx Awards 2018: Riverside tastes success with cookies

The Riverside Company picks up the lower mid-market/small-cap award for the Americas for Tate’s Bake Shop.

OpEx Awards 2018: Apax delivers in digital

Apax Partners’ impressive growth strategy for GlobalLogic wins the Editors’ Award for the Americas.

Will Asian secondaries boom at last?

The continent looks like it is fulfilling its long-held promise; the question is whether the breakthrough will last.

Secondaries special: at the cutting edge

The pioneers of the sub-asset class wouldn’t recognise some of today’s transactions as belonging to the same market.

SI 30: Where the big secondaries fundraisers are based

The US rose, Europe fell and the UK stayed the same - the firms that make up the SI 30 by geography.

Partners Group enacts succession plan

Private equity head David Layton will replace Christoph Rubeli as co-CEO of the Swiss alternative investment manager.

Blackstone’s veteran secondaries boss steps down

Stephen Can, co-head of Strategic Partners, will become executive chairman as the secondaries unit implements a succession plan.

CalPERS board gives go-ahead for PE policy revamp

The pension has changed the way it calculates investment limits and eliminated the category of 'direct investments'.

The rise of individual investors: defined contribution products

Incorporating private equity into defined contribution pension plans has proven a real test of the industry's imagination and will.

Ex-Coller execs back Wafra directs spin-out

Granite Bridge Partners will invest across private equity, real estate, private debt and other alternative strategies.

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